I came home from a 12 hr day and the sweet lovable husband asks, “Watchya cooking tonight?” I stare meaningfully at the clock which now reads 9 p.m. and try to mentally send him a message that he shouldn’t even go there. Instead I ask. “How was your day?” “Good! I hardly did anything!” I… Continue reading Don’t wake up Cranky.
When I met my husband in 1994 he told me that he had “PTSD” and was a ‘Nam Veteran. I went home after that summer trip and told my sister about this really interesting guy I met on the Wagon Train. She asked about him and we talked. We were avid horse riders and this… Continue reading Married to PTSD and other initials.
So I am not sure as to why I picked that order for the title. But you have to admit, it is a grabber. And they all seem to work against or with each other if you are a woman and you are married. Anyone who has been married for a while will understand the… Continue reading Menopause, Marriage, Money, Men
Why is it that a woman seems to be able to think and plan better? Is it because we actually had to give birth to children and raise them along with all of the other responsibilities? I know women get knocked in the carrier world for having kids. But I believe that any woman who… Continue reading And so it goes.
We sat in Alex’s office. I know he had been depressed. I’d tried everything. I’d tried cheerful things, nice meals. No that sort of thing wasn’t working. Life in his shoes is difficult. After the cancer treatment he has never felt better or close to what he thought was better or even normal. I have… Continue reading What is Quality of Life?
It simply takes too much energy from me. Instead I am going to concentrate on peace, stillness, and beauty. Such things can be found around us. When Rich was so sick with Radiation and Chemo, I had his daughter come and spend the day with him while I went for a very long walk. Yes,… Continue reading No more anger
I can’t believe I let a comment by a pretty lame user at a social media site concerning the passing of our beloved old Night Champion Black and Tan Coon Hound. Her words: “I hope she didn’t die tied to a tree.” My answer to her comment was: “Really? Jesus.” That made me furious. The… Continue reading Things that make me angry